Historic Houses in the Lake District

Here you will find our list of stately homes and other grand country houses in Cumbria and the Lakes. You might also like to view historic buildings in the Lake District for attractions that have a strong historic importance but are not classified as stately homes.











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17th Century Orton Hall

17th Century Orton Hall

Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

In 1400 this Welsh landowner's private dispute with neighbour Reginald de Grey sparked a Welsh rebellion



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This Day in British History

22 July, 1298

Battle of Falkirk

Edward I defeates Scots under William Wallace. Wallace forced to flee Scotland

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch had the nickname 'Yea-and-Nay' for his frequent about-faces



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Spark Bridge (Self catering)
No. 7, Spark Bridge

No. 7

This charming, terraced cottage, set in the little village of Spark Bridge, Cumbria, sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Brampton (Self catering)
Cottage No 3, Brampton

Cottage No 3

A real taste of country living on a hill farm where you can walk straight out of the door and up the fells. Harriet, the owner, will cook meals …
Sleeps 4

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